2017 New Jersey Revised Statutes
TITLE 40A - MUNICIPALITIES AND COUNTIES
Section 40A:9-113 - Acting sheriff or newly appointed or elected sheriff to execute uncompleted writs and processes

40A:9-113. Acting sheriff or newly appointed or elected sheriff to execute uncompleted writs and processes

All writs and processes remaining unexecuted which were in the hands of a sheriff at the time of his death, disability or disqualification, shall be executed or the execution thereof completed by the acting sheriff, if there be one, otherwise the newly appointed or elected sheriff.

All advertisements of sales of real and personal property shall be continued and adjournments of such sales may be made, of which all persons shall take notice without any other than the usual notice required by law for such advertisements, adjournments and sales. Said advertisements, adjournments and sales shall be made by the acting sheriff, if there be one, otherwise the newly appointed or elected sheriff as though the writs and processes had been directed and delivered to such acting sheriff or newly appointed or elected sheriff.

The acting sheriff or newly appointed or elected sheriff shall be entitled to the same fees for his services and be liable to all the penalties and consequences of law for neglect of duty, as if the writs and processes had been originally directed and delivered to him.

L.1971, c. 200, s. 1, eff. July 1, 1971.

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